The 2016 meeting will be held at the University of Liverpool.
Trade exhibition, posters and catering - Mountford Hall, Guild of Students
Scientific sessions - Central Teaching Hub
Accommodation - Crown Place Hall of Residence (room key pick up from 16:00 on day of arrival; reception open 24/7; luggage storage available)
Registration Wednesday (16:00-19:00) - Crown Place Reception
Registration Thursday (09:15-17:30) and Friday (08:00-17:00) - Mountford Hall, Guild of Students
Location map (city centre)
Please also see Information for Delegates on the downloads page.
The City of Liverpool is noted for its rich architectural heritage and is home to many buildings regarded as amongst the greatest examples of their respective styles in the world. Several areas of the city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2004. Referred to as the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, the site comprises six separate locations in the city including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street and includes many of the city’s most famous landmarks. Liverpool is proud to be the birthplace of the best known bands in the world, and is a fun and vibrant city with great pubs and clubs as well as art galleries, museums, theatres and concert halls.
From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead onto Edge Lane (A5080 then A5047) and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre and the University.
Postcode for satellite navigation or online directions: L3 5TR
See below for parking. We recommend travelling by public transport.
The Campus is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn left into Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Britannia Adelphi Hotel and continue up Brownlow Hill towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral and Red Brick Building with its clock tower. It is advisable to book your ticket in advanced for reduced rates.
+44 (0)8457 484950
Booking your ticket:
The National Express coach station is in Norton Street, a ten-minute walk from the Campus. From the exit, turn right and cross London Road into Seymour Street and Russell Street. Then turn left into Brownlow Hill and head towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.
National Express Coaches:
+44 (0)8717 818181
Mersey Ferries operates services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. You can also sail between Liverpool and Belfast and the Isle of Man. Once in Liverpool, follow signs for the Catholic Cathedral, or for Lime Street Station, then follow directions to the university from the station, as listed above.
0151 630 1030 (UK only)
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is eight miles from the city and is best reached by taxi or the express bus, directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal. You can also get buses 500, 86, 80A and 82A to Liverpool city centre. More information about bus services is at: www.liverpoolairport.com/from-airport/by-bus.html
+44 (0)871 521 8484
A train service runs between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street station. There is also a direct coach service which takes about 1 hour.
+44 (0)871 271 0711
Liverpool can easily be reached by train and underground from London Heathrow. Take the underground tube to London Euston and from there, take the train to Liverpool Lime Street (3-4hrs).
+44 (0)844 335 1801
For comprehensive local travel information call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or log on to www.merseytravel.gov.uk
Three visitor car parks with limited spaces are available on campus off Mount Pleasant and Brownlow Street. Visitor car parking (http://www.liv.ac.uk/media/livacuk/maps/maps/liverpool-university-campus-map.pdf).
See here for rates and locations.
If full, try the NCP car park at the bottom of Brownlow Hill.
For a complete Campus Access Guide please visit DisabledGo. This website provides a complete guide to all University facilities including car parking, building access and facilities.